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Coinbase unveils lobbying push for a brand new US regulator focused on digital assets

Coinbase in talks to acquire Turkish crypto exchange BtcTurk: report

advertisement Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly in talks to buy Turkish exchange BtcTurk as it seeks to ramp up its presence in developing economies.  The deal, first reported by MergerMarket and then cited by Bloomberg, could be worth close to $3.2 billion and is reportedly in the later stages of closing. A term sheet has …

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Coinbase is launching a Bored Apes-themed film trilogy

Coinbase is launching a Bored Apes-themed film trilogy

advertisement Coinbase launched an open call for all Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT holders hoping theirs will be cast in an upcoming film series. The exchange announced on Monday the upcoming production, which will be divided into a three-part series called “The Dengen Trilogy.” Ape owners selected in the casting process will get a licensing …

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FTX is creating an NFT-focused sports and entertainment marketplace

FTX floats institutional business, recruits former Coinbase executive

advertisement FTX, the crypto exchange founded by Sam Bankman-Fried, has launched a new business geared towards institutional clients to meet Wall Street’s growing interest in digital assets. The new unit, known as FTX Access, will initially focus on service areas like index products, analytical tools and advisory services for institutional-grade clients, according to a statement …

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Coinbase rewards researcher $250,000 for discovering "market-nuking" bug

Coinbase rewards researcher $250,000 for discovering “market-nuking” bug

advertisement “Market-nuking”  Those are two words that can capture a trader’s attention in crypto. And when an anonymous account Tree of Alpha used those words to describe a possible exploit on Coinbase, it sent crypto Twitter into a tizzy about the extent to which Coinbase could be exploited. Ultimately, those words were accurate to describe …

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Brian Armstrong responds to SEC threats to shut down Coinbase yield product

Coinbase Ventures reveals investment portfolio percentages by category

advertisement Coinbase Ventures associate Connor Dempsey published a breakdown of the firm’s portfolio in 2021, revealing that decentralized finance (DeFi) was tied with centralized finance as the top category.  Coinbase Ventures is the venture capital arm of crypto exchange giant Coinbase. According to Dempsey’s post, the firm made just under 150 new deals in 2021, …

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Coinbase seeks to balance intense work environment with four 'recharge weeks' off for employees

Coinbase seeks to balance intense work environment with four ‘recharge weeks’ off for employees

Coinbase is testing out giving employees four ‘recharge weeks’ off in a bid to balance out what it has called an ‘intense’ working environment.  In a blog posted on Monday, the company wrote: “The bottom line: We work incredibly hard at Coinbase — for most of us, Coinbase is the most intense place we’ve ever …

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Market Wrap Year-End Review: Bitcoin Peaks as Coinbase Goes Public

Market Wrap Year-End Review: Bitcoin Peaks as Coinbase Goes Public

Hello, Market Wrap readers! During the final two weeks of 2021, we’re using this space to recap the year’s most dramatic moments in cryptocurrency markets – and highlight the key lessons from this fast-evolving corner of global finance. Over a series of eight posts starting on Dec. 20 and running through Dec. 30, we’ll recap …

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Glitch caused 'superficial' issue, indicative of 'emerging industry' says Coinbase exec

Glitch caused ‘superficial’ issue, indicative of ’emerging industry’ says Coinbase exec

The cryptocurrency market as well as the infrastructure built around it are still in the developing phase. Therefore, the possibility of glitches can’t be ruled out. Even so, such hiccups need to be fixed to maintain a smooth sail over its projected course. Becoming a trillionaire for a couple of hours?  Popular data provider CoinMarketCap …

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